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Mark Perrott: Ancient Ink—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through Sept. 1 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Mark Perrott has spent decades documenting the ever-expanding tribe of tattooed Americans. In this current series, Perrott turns his camera to the now increasing tribe of highly decorated, aging and graying baby boomers. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit www.butlerart.com.

Dread & Delight: Fairy Tales in an Anxious World—Akron Art Museum
Through Sept. 22 1 S. High St., Akron. Western Reserve PBS is proud to serve as the media sponsor for this exhibit, which brings together the work of contemporary artists who use classical fairy tales to address the complexities of our lives today. For more information, call 330-376-9185 or visit akronartmuseum.org.

Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad—Canton Museum of Art
Through Oct. 29 1001 Market Ave. N, Canton. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales has spent more than a decade meticulously researching “fugitive” slaves and the ways they escaped to freedom. This exhibition features beautifully dramatic color photographs, memorabilia and narratives. For more information, call 330-453-7666 or visit cantonart.org.

Paxton’s Women—The Butler Institute of American Art
Through Nov. 10 524 Wick Ave., Youngstown. This exhibition features more than 40 large-scale and richly detailed paintings by accomplished portraitist William McGregor Paxton. It also incorporates a selection of works by the artist’s wife and muse, Elizabeth Okie Paxton. William Paxton is known for his meticulously detailed interiors. The exhibition is the first examination of William Paxton’s work in 40 years, and the first individual artistic study of Elizabeth Okie Paxton’s work. For more information, call 330-743-1107 or visit butlerart.com.

Art Garfunkel—Performing Arts Center, KSU Tuscarawas
Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. 330 University Dr. NE, New Philadelphia. Blessed with what the New York Times described as a “beautiful countertenor,” singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. For more information, call 330-308-6400 or visit https://www.kent.edu/tusc/art-garfunkel.

The New York Tenors—Packard Music Hall
Thursday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. 1703 Mahoning Ave. Warren. The six-show season of the Warren Civic Music Association begins with the compelling artistry of Daniel Rodriguez, Andy Cooney, and Christopher Macchio. Passes for the entire season are available. For more information, call 330-399-4885 or visit warrencivicmusic.com.

Tchaikovsky No. 4—Akron Symphony Orchestra
Saturday, Sept. 21, at 8 p.m. EJ Thomas Performing Arts Hall, 198 Hill St., Akron. A journey into the heart of Russian repertoire begins with Mussorgsky’s evocation of dawn on the Moscow River. Prokofiev’s popular concerto abounds in rhythmic vitality and Slavic lyricism. For more information, call 330-535-1831 or visit akronsymphony.org.

24th Annual Mad About the Arts Benefit—The McDonough Museum of Art
Friday, Sept. 27, from 7-10 p.m. 525 Wick Ave., Youngstown. Join WYSU and the McDonough for an evening of contemporary art, music, wine, food and drink. This year’s event will feature an expanded dance floor and a jazz ensemble. For more information or tickets, call 330-941-1400 or visit www.mcdonoughmuseum.ysu.edu.

 

 

 
Events Sponsored by Western Reserve PBS

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10th Annual Summit for Kids—County of Summit, Ohio

Saturday, Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. John S. Knight Center, 77 E. Mill St., Akron. Parents and children are invited to this free annual family expo in downtown Akron to enjoy fun and educational activities, free back-to-school items and more. Bring your camera to the Western Reserve PBS booth for a meet-and-greet with Katerina Kittycat from DANIEL TIGER’S NEIGHBORHOOD and WordGirl! For more information, call 330-643-2609 or visit summitforkids.net.

WordGirl & Katerina Kittycat

 

 
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